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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

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Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's Guide

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Beginner's guide
About the Author
About the Reviewers
List of Recommended Books on Screenwriting and Productions and Online Resources
Celtx's New Web Look and Smartphone Apps
Future Development of Celtx

Additional buttons

In the far upper right of the main Celtx screen, we have a couple of other buttons we should mention. The small arrow/white box icon just above Breakdown in the following screenshot collapses the right sidebar and widens the script window:

Click on it again (the arrow has changed directions) to restore the right sidebar.

The round life preserver icon with four red diagonals is not a customization feature but, rather, one of help. Clicking on it causes a Celtx FAQ page to open in our browser.

Pop quiz

  1. 1. How do you start a new project?

  2. 2. If you had a screenplay that you wanted to adapt into a comic book, how would you change the type of Celtx project?

  3. 3. If you are working with Celtx and have a question, how do you find help?

    1. a. Click on the Help menu at the top of Celtx's main window

    2. b. Visit the Celtx website at

    3. c. Reread the appropriate section of this book

    4. d. All of the above